Your Guide to Winter Fur Accessories

November 21st, 2013

Spring is always welcomed, and summer never lasts long enough. But what can we say … here at York Furrier, we really love fall and winter! And since it’s not warming up anytime soon, let’s talk winter accessories. Here’s a small sample of this season’s head-to-toe gear for cooler temps from the York Furrier 82nd Anniversary Collection.

Top off a stylish look with this season’s fab finds – Fur Hats, Headbands and Earmuffs.

This natural sable beret (shown with a matching shrug and leather opera gloves) is perfectly practical as a dramatic daytime or elegant evening outfit. For a fun and sporty, more casual style, opt for this natural mahogany mink and knit cap.  Your hairstyle will play a role in the type of hat you select. While traditional hats work well if you tend to wear your hair down or in a low ponytail. For those who wear their hair up, then make a headband your staple. This black dyed fox headband with Velcro closure is easy to wear, and as a bonus, also works as a collar on a coat or sweater.


If you prefer to keep your hair out of the equation all together, opt for earmuffs. Rock  a pair of fox, mink or sable earmuffs with any outfit.  The velvet or all fur band easily folds-up for safekeeping in your handbag or pocket.  For the ultimate Chicago Bears fan, York Furrier has the right gear to keep you warm and show your team spirit – from Michael Kors, a not to be missed in the crowd “Bears Orange” fox trooper hat, a slightly tamer York Signature Style mink trooper hat, or choose a pair of fluffy fox earmuffs aslo in vibrant orange.  It’s football fashion at its finest!


Pick-out one of this season’s new scarves to easily transform the look of a sweater, jacket or coat.  With an endless array of colors, patterns, styles and materials, you’ll have a hard time choosing just one.   This confetti dyed knit fox pull-through scarf is paired here with a Dominic Bellissimo cashmere pea coat in fuchsia. Other fur scarves are created from knit rex rabbit, natural or sheared mink, beautiful Russian sable, as well as feathered fox.  Styles range from long infinity scarves to tie-on collar styles.  Another great way to update your current fur, shearling or fine fabric coat is with a chenille scarf worn long and flowing or French style close to the neck.  Again, there are so many different looks available – vibrant Crayola colors or subtle neutrals, some with fringe or fur trim, looped or rosette details, and bold graphics, delicate patterns, or striking plaids.  With so many choices you may need more than one!

Gloves: To keep hands toasty warm, mittens or gloves are a must-have in your wardrobe this time of year.  Go BOLD with red leather gloves – to the wrist or the elbow length opera gloves.  The York Furrier Accessory Collection also includes black and brown leather, neutral colored shearling gloves, and fur trimmed chenille gloves in an array of colors.  Men’s sizes are available in the leather and shearling styles.  For gift giving, these make great Stocking Stuffers!

Home Décor: Not all winter fur accessories need to be worn. Consider adding a fur throw, blanket, pillow or rug to your home this winter – perfect for staying warm or simply adding a cozy aesthetic. To make a statement, use this woven mink blanket as a bedspread. To keep it subtle, fold it up and use it as a throw. This Tibetan lamb rug will make any room more inviting, especially if placed in front of a fireplace. While most people lay these on hard surfaces, they’re actually a great way to break up the monotony of carpet as well. Or unleash your inner wild side with this leopard print calf skin pillow.

photoNow that you’ve gotten some inspiration, enter to win the York Furrier Facebook Holiday Sweepstakes! Grand prize is a $500 gift card to be used towards any winter accessories from the York Furrier 82nd Anniversary Accessory Collection.  Shown here are EMU Australia Shearling Gloves, EMU Australia Sheepskin Boots, a Badgley Mischka Leather Hobo Bag, Knitted Rex Rabbit Cap with Rosette Detail, and a Knitted Rex Rabbit Scarf with Poms. Enter to win and find more information on our Facebook page!

For him or her, hats to boots, the York Furrier Accessory Collection offers complete head to toe coverage!  Peruse our online catalog or visit in-store in Elmhurst or Deer Park to see what’s ON SALE NOW at York Furrier.